Upshur County, Texas Population 2021

Upshur County, Texas's estimated population is 42,901 with a growth rate of 1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upshur County, Texas is the 79th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 39,377 and has seen a growth of 8.95% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202142,9015741.36%
202042,3275741.37%
201941,7535741.39%
201841,1791100.27%
201741,0692980.73%
201640,7714541.13%
201540,317370.09%
201440,2805231.32%
201339,757-161-0.40%
201239,9181870.47%
201139,7313540.90%
201039,3778,00725.52%
199031,3702,7759.70%
198028,5957,61936.32%
197020,9761,1835.98%
196019,793-1,029-4.94%
195020,822-5,356-20.46%
194026,1783,88117.41%
193022,297-175-0.78%
192022,4722,51212.59%
191019,9603,69422.71%
190016,2663,57128.13%
189012,6952,42923.66%
188010,266-1,773-14.73%
187012,0391,39413.10%
186010,6457,251213.64%
18503,3940.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.36%
County Website
State
Founded
1846
County Seat
2010 Population
39,377
Growth Since 2010
8.95%
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Upshur County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,52986.62%
Black or African American3,3708.22%
Some Other Race9802.39%
Two or More Races8011.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native2100.51%
Asian1280.31%
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Upshur County, Texas Population by Race

Upshur County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Upshur County, Texas Median Age

41.4


Total

39.8


Male

42.6


Female

Upshur County, Texas Adults

There are 31,204 adults, (7,350 of whom are seniors) in Upshur County, Texas.

Upshur County, Texas Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Upshur County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

20,879

50.90%

Male

20,139

49.10%

Upshur County, Texas Population by Age

Upshur County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Upshur County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
Male64.5%35.5%
Female57.7%42.3%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Upshur County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1082.8778.8
Married7,9013.4387.8
Non Family4,0671.1771.1
Female1,3324.2557.7
Male8083.664.5

3.45

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Upshur County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4725.28%
9th to 12th Grade2,4768.88%
High School Graduate9,60534.43%
Some College7,13825.59%
Associates Degree2,4388.74%
Bachelors Degree3,44112.33%
Graduate Degree1,3274.76%
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Upshur County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Upshur County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,43620,7254,164
Black2,2192,008426
Hispanic1,70678343
Other Race465250
2+ Races330272130
Native American124108
Asian683927

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.71%.

Upshur County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,906$43,719$25,617
Less Than 9th Grade$28,538$32,958$20,701
High School Graduate$29,484$40,293$19,026
Some College$37,608$50,264$27,255
Bachelors Degree$45,008$46,388$39,837
Graduate Degree$54,083$71,875$41,691

$34,906

Average Earnings

$43,719

Average Male

$25,617

Average Female

Upshur County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Upshur County, Texas Language by Age

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Upshur County, Texas Language

93.93% of Upshur County, Texas residents speak only English, while 6.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.71% of the population.

Upshur County, Texas Language

Upshur County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,4914,47813.78%
Hispanic3,44394127.33%
Black3,30385225.79%
Other95718018.81%
Multiple80114117.60%
Native2104923.33%
Asian1243024.19%

16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.45%

Male Poverty Rate

17.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upshur County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, Texas is Hispanic, with 27.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, Texas is White, with 13.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.41%.

Upshur County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.34%
High School16.06%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater5.44%

Upshur County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.56%
Male Unemployed25.62%
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed7.87%

Upshur County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Upshur County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,162$68,387
Families$64,243$78,263
Married Families$70,247-
Non Families$24,564$40,634
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Income by Household Type

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Upshur County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Upshur County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Upshur County, Texas Marital Status

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2,695

Number of Veterans

2,493

Male Veterans

202

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,196
First Gulf War567
Second Gulf War353
Korea230
World War II51

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74779
35 to 54653
75+587
55 to 64467
18 to 34209

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4428.95%
Black1816.76%
Hispanic703.26%
2+ Races359.70%
Other Race243.78%
Native American137.69%

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Race

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Education

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8.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Upshur County, Texas Employment by Age

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Upshur County, Texas Employment by Race

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Upshur County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.46%

Born in Upshur County, Texas

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

2.60%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Upshur County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 70.46% having been born in Texas. 2.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Upshur County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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